Events

All Training Courses

Below is a list of upcoming training courses.

  • 18 Mar 2019

    Training Course

    Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Tools - 18/03/2019 - PERTH

    This course introduces the concepts behind DBT and provides a suite of practical tools and activities for personal or client use.

    Next course: 6 May 2019 or 17 June 2019

  • 25 Mar 2019

    Training Course

    De-escalation Techniques- 25/03/2019 - PERTH

    This course is designed to assist staff to respond appropriately to threatening, violent, aggressive and other unexpected or inappropriate behaviour.

    Next course: 20 June 2019

  • 26 Mar 2019

    Training Course

    Influential Public Speaking for Change Makers - Tuesday Series - 26/03/2019 - 21/05/2019 - PERTH

    This program is ideal for anyone wanting to improve their presentation skills to help engage others, raise awareness and amplify a message. Advocates, campaigners and anyone seeking to persuade others will benefit from this game changing communication skills course.

  • 1 Apr 2019

    Training Course

    Positive Psychology Tools - 01/04/2019 - PERTH

    Positive Psychology is the scientific study of human flourishing, and offers a suite of practical tools to help everyone live an optimal life. Pragmatic, enjoyable and gentle, this course encourages participants to build and maintain wellbeing and provides a diverse suite of take-home tools and resources.

  • 2 Apr 2019

    Training Course

    Co-design Station 1 - 02/04/2019 - PERTH

    Co-design is now rightly recognised as best practice, where people who use services have a say on how these services are run. Find out how to adopt co-designed practices organically and creatively in your group or organisation, with this new course exclusively offered by WAAMH in partnership with just.design. Co-design Station 1 asks participants 'What are you doing?' and 'Why are you doing it?' to help get you started.

  • 8 Apr 2019

    Training Course

    Drugs, Alcohol & Mental Health - 08/04/2019 - PERTH

    This course is designed to explore the relationship between substance use and mental health issues. This one-day workshop examines the complex relationship between substance use, addiction and mental health problems.

  • 9 Apr 2019

    Training Course

    Mental Health Challenges & Disability - 09/04/2019 - PERTH

    (previously referred to as Dual Disability)

    What is the relationship between disabilities and mental health issues? How do 'psycho-social' and other types of disabilities interact, and what skills do workers need to identify and support clients with a dual diagnosis? Find out in this one-day course hosted by WAAMH.

  • 10 Apr 2019

    Training Course

    De-escalation Techniques - 10/04/2019 - BUNBURY

    Learn to respond appropriately to threatening, violent, aggressive and other unexpected or inappropriate behaviour.

  • 16 Apr 2019

    Training Course

    Mental Health Law: Let's Act Up! - 16/04/2019 (4 Hour Workshop) - PERTH

    Let's Act Up! is an inclusive and collaborative educational experience that explores our current mental health legislation and standards through creative activities and participative games.

  • 30 Apr 2019

    Training Course

    Creating Recovery Plans - 30/04/2019 - PERTH

    This workshop is designed to help mental health staff refine and develop their skills in recovery planning and create more effective and personalised documents to serve as a “roadmap” for the individual’s recovery journey.

  • 6 May 2019

    Training Course

    Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Tools - 06/05/2019 - PERTH

    This course introduces the concepts behind DBT and provides a suite of practical tools and activities for personal or client use.

    Next course: 17 June 2019

  • 7 May 2019

    Training Course

    Trauma Informed Care - 07/05/2019- PERTH

    The majority of people treated by mental health and substance abuse services have traumatic histories. This introductory level workshop presented by WAAMH will focus on how to become 'trauma-informed' when working with people who have experienced trauma and or abuse in their life. 

  • 8 May 2019

    Training Course

    Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person 08/05/2019 - BUNBURY

    The 4-hour Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person Course is an education course which teaches participants how to give first aid to someone who is feeling suicidal to reduce the risk of a person acting on thoughts of suicide. These actions can help to keep the person safe until a trained professional can assist them with any underling mental health problems or other difficulties.

  • 10 May 2019

    Training Course

    Sexual and Gender Diversity & Mental Health - 10/05/2019 - PERTH

    Towards Safe and Inclusive Services

    A person’s sexual orientation and gender identity can have a profound impact on their experience of mental illness as a consumer or carer, appropriate treatment options and their service needs. This workshop is designed to assist support workers to understand those diverse needs and improve the service delivery for LGBTIQA* communities.

  • 14 May 2019

    Training Course

    Safe Professional Boundaries - 14/05/2019 - PERTH

    This practical course looks at professional boundary frameworks and supports workers to identify appropriate boundaries when working with clients, colleagues and the wider community, while remaining caring and compassionate.

  • 20 May 2019

    Training Course

    De-escalation Techniques -20/05/2019 - KARRATHA

    Learn to respond appropriately to threatening, violent, aggressive and other unexpected or inappropriate behaviour.

  • 22 May 2019

    Training Course

    Advocating for Others - 22/05/2019 - Perth

    The course focuses on building participants’ skills to support other people’s advocacy journey. With a focus on “doing with, not doing for” it will help supporters to identify when it is appropriate to advocate on someone’s behalf and how to minimize this, in favour of empowering consumers’ self-advocacy.

  • 28 May 2019

    Training Course

    Youth De-escalation Techniques - 28/05/2019 - PERTH

    Youth De-escalation is a practical course focusing on how to respond effectively to threatening, violent, aggressive, or unexpected behaviour in young people.

  • 29 May 2019

    Training Course

    Co-design Station 2 - 29/05/2019 - PERTH

    Co-design is now rightly recognised as best practice, where people who use services have a say on how these services are run. Find out how to adopt co-designed practices organically and creatively in your group or organisation, with this new course exclusively offered by WAAMH in partnership with just.design. Co-design Station 2 focuses on Design tools for creating positive change.

  • 6 Jun 2019

    Training Course

    Learning Aboriginal ways of working

    Wisdom in your Life presents this two-day workshop to learn about the theory and applications of 'the map' and 'your compass' to understand traditional Aboriginal laws, and integrating the old with the new for a way forward. It is suitable for community development, clinical practice self-care and work.

  • 6 Jun 2019

    Training Course

    Everyday Counselling Skills (2 Day Workshop) - 06/06/2019 & 07/06/2019 - PERTH

    Brief interventions and micro-counselling skills for real world situations.

    This two day course presented by WAAMH, explores practical counselling skills for non-clinicians who find themselves in a counselling role, through their work or everyday life.

  • 17 Jun 2019

    Training Course

    Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Tools - 17/06/2019 - PERTH

    This course introduces the concepts behind DBT and provides a suite of practical tools and activities for personal or client use.

  • 20 Jun 2019

    Training Course

    De-escalation Techniques- 20/06/2019 - PERTH

    This course is designed to assist staff to respond appropriately to threatening, violent, aggressive and other unexpected or inappropriate behaviour.

  • 24 Jun 2019

    Training Course

    Mental Health First Aid 24 + 25 June 2019 - KARRATHA

    The two-day interactive course is designed to equip you with the skills and resources to recognise  and respond appropriately to someone experiencing a mental health crisis, until professional help arrives.

  • 27 Jun 2019

    Training Course

    Co-design Station 3 - 27/06/2019 - PERTH

    Co-design is now rightly recognised as best practice, where people who use services have a say on how these services are run. Find out how to adopt co-designed practices organically and creatively in your group or organisation, with this new course exclusively offered by WAAMH in partnership with just.design. Co-design Station 3 focuses on Making safe spaces for innovation.